Alex Salmond features on a new 'Two Smackeroonie' coin

The former First Minister of Scotland has appeared on a mock £2 coin with the phrase, 'Alba gu bràth' meaning 'Scotland Forever', embossed beneath.

The mock coin was created by a Reddit user. Picture: Scotland

A poster on the Scotland Reddit page uploaded an image of his ‘Two Smackeroonie’ coin.

The description for the silver and gold plated coin states: “This could have been Scotland’s currency in an independent Scotland.

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“A nice keepsake for Independence supporters or Unionists.”

The coin is on sale on Ebay.

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The creator of the novelty coin who goes by bluemonkey21 on Reddit said: “ I was playing around with CAD [Computer Aided Drawing] and ended up designing this coin.

“After a few drinks and several days, I was convinced it would be a fantastic idea to get them pressed in China.”

The coin is on sale on Ebay.

The talented designer revealed they had contacted Mr Salmond about the coin, “I got a letter back from him [Alex Salmond] saying that he loved it and asked if we could submit a ‘lot’ of “official” smackeroonies to the SNP charity auction with a letter of authenticity signed by him.

“I was really quite taken aback by the response.”

The novelty coin is up for sale on Ebay for £6.50.